The Arkansas State Highway Commission approved a bid for improvements to roadways in Jefferson, Chicot, Desha and Drew counties, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT.)

In Jefferson County, crews will overlay approximately 2.5 miles of selected sections of various city streets in Redfield to include Red Oak Acres Drive, Quapaw Drive, Caddo Drive, and Osage Drive.

D & D Paving Inc. of Sherrill received the contract at $288,146.20. Construction is scheduled to begin in two to four weeks, weather permitting. Completion is expected in early 2019.

In Chicot, Desha and Drew counties, Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel Co. was awarded the contract at $798,399.43.

In Arkansas City, crews will overlay approximately 1.4 miles of selected sections of various city streets including Tulagi Street, Georgia Lee Avenue, Capitol Street, President Street, Memphis Street, Marian Street, Park Street, and Weatherwood Street.

In Dermott, crews will work on approximately 1.7 miles of selected sections of various streets including Lephiew Road, North Shepard Street, North School Street, and North Knox Street;

In Lake Village, the purpose of a project is to overlay approximately 1.7 miles of selected sections of various city streets to include Cheryl Lane, First Street, Cokley Street, Second Street, Annex Street, China Street, SGT. Armor Street, Oak Street, Lakewood Drive, Jasmine Street, Railroad Street, Circle Drive, and Columbia Street.

In Tillar, crews will work on approximately 1.4 miles of selected sections of various streets to include South Second Street, North Second Street, and B Street.

Construction is scheduled to begin in two to four weeks, weather permitting. Completion is expected in mid-2019.

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